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3D Printer Buying Guide 2019

3DPrint.com

What a difference a year makes. Once again we’ve seen some monumental shifts and changes in the 3D printing landscape for desktop 3D printers. At the low-end competition has been. The post. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing aurira crasftbot flashforge Flashforge Adventurer 3 formlabs JG Aurora A5S professional prusa ultimake s5 ultimaker Wanhao Wanhao Duplicator 7

Design Rules for AM

Wohlers Talk

Little by little, companies are learning that it can be very different to design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). To make AM economical for production quantities, DfAM is usually necessary. As costs of the machines, materials, and post-processing are driven downward over time, this may change in some instances. For the foreseeable future, DfAM is not only useful, it’s a requirement.

The Search for a “Perfect” Manufacturing Partner

3D Innovations

Manufacturing a new product is a challenge but finding the right manufacturing partner doesn’t have to be. Finding the perfect manufacturing partner for your hardware startup is going to take a bit of upfront research but, trust us, it will make the entire process much smoother later on. Below are five questions to ask potential manufacturing partners on your search for the perfect match. Do you have experience manufacturing a product similar to mine?

3D print a photo: How to convert photos into a 3D model?

Sculpteo

3D printing gives life to all your best projects. Do yo […]. The post 3D print a photo: How to convert photos into a 3D model? appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Design Tips & Software

Rapid Prototyping and On Demand Manufacturing

Our blog is focus on rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing information for global product designer, engineers, purchase officer and entrepreneur.

Nexxt Spine Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for 3D Printed Stand Alone Cervical Implants

3DPrint.com

Medical device company Nexxt Spine, founded in Indiana ten years ago, manufactures its own product line of spinal implants and instrumentation. This month, the company announced that its NEXXT. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Medical 3D Printing Metal 3D Printing 3d printed titanium 3d printing fda 510(K) clearance concept laser fda approval GE Additive Mlab NEXXT MATRIXX Nexxt Spine porous structures

3D Printing A Topographical Map

Modern Tech

The Stratasys J750 is capable of all sorts of amazing things, as we’ve seen recently with our articles involving the application of real-to-life textures and eyewear prototyping.

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Investing a Desirable Future for Cities

3D Perspectives

This article appeared in our 2018 annual report. Click here to read the full document. In big cities, everything – buildings, lifestyles, the environment, government, transportation networks, and its inhabitants – is structured into an ecosystem where resiliency and adaptability are essential to ensure sustainability. Observing nature can be a source of inspiration. We can even think of nature as a giant laboratory, studying its strategies to adapt to disruption. Biomimicry.

Nefilatek Wants to Turn Montreal’s Waste into 3D Printing Filament

3DPrint.com

Nefilatek wants to take waste materials and make 3D printing filament out of them. There are other laudable 3D printing initiatives out there already including turning weed containers into. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3d printed recycling 3D printing and recycling abs filament recycling high impact polystyrene HIPS regrind resin

Top 10 advantages of using 3D printing for proof of concept

Sculpteo

Proof of concept is an essential part of any pro […]. The post Top 10 advantages of using 3D printing for proof of concept appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Design Tips & Software Applications Innovation & Business strategy

Learning SOLIDWORKS On YouTube

Modern Tech

Learn SOLIDWORKS in 5 Minutes!, Ultimate SOLIDWORKS Tutorial for Absolute Beginners, SOLIDWORKS Tutorial #80 – Simple and Effective. These are just a few of the titles of thousands of YouTube SOLIDWORKS tutorials. Nowadays, there is so much information available to us on the Internet and thousands of hours of videos about SOLIDWORKS specifically, but how helpful are they really? How do they compare with an officially licensed SOLIDWORKS training course? How do you choose the right video?

Your CSWA Exam Prep Guide

This CSWA exam prep guide includes 30+ insider tips that will help you prepare, practice for, and pass the Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate exam.

30 on 3D: eviXmatic Automatic 3D Scanning System

Purple Platypus

?. On this edition of 30 on 3D, our Senior R&D Engineer, Peter Montgomery, discusses the all-new eviXmatic from eviXscan 3D. The eviXmatic uses a four-axis system to capture necessary geometries to provide comprehensive quality control inspection reports. With eviXmatic, this process is completely automated. Simple place your item on the eviXmatic and have the entire system run, aligning against existing CAD data.

The Pondicherry Coastal System is Getting a Boost Thanks To 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

Worldwide, there have been plenty of efforts to 3D print artificial coral reefs. Ever since Alex Goad invented the Modular Artificial Reef Structure, better known as MARS, and funded Reef. View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d print coral 3D printed coral reef india marine ecosystems Pondicherry Coral Reef porous structures Siddharth Pillai Temple Reef Foundation

How to create SOLIDWORKS Electrical Passive Symbol?

Javelin Tech Tips

You should create SOLIDWORKS Electrical Passive Symbols for the following situations: Symbol has no mark defined. Symbol is not be shown on Bill of materials, Symbol has no manufacturer part information defined. Or the Symbol does not consume a device mark or a device tag. A few examples of passive symbols are ground , wire crossings and terminal jumpers. Ground wire crossings Jumper wire.

Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Using SOLIDWORKS (Part One)

Modern Tech

We all remember the days when we first started using SOLIDWORKS. Many of us didn’t know a sketch from a sweep! There are so many useful tools within SOLIDWORKS and it can be daunting for new users to keep track of them. Whenever I teach our SOLIDWORKS Essentials class, at least one student will inevitably exclaim, “I wish I had known that months ago!” In this blog article, we’ll go over some of those essential tools you might not know about yet. SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

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3D Medical Applications

Held in Baltimore, Maryland, this event will bring together thought leaders, experts, engineers, doctors, researchers, and regulators in the many medical methods for 3D technology.The 3D Medical Applications conference is the most comprehensive, game-changing, meeting of minds for the future of 3D in healthcare.

Aerospace is on a 3D Printing Binge. Scott Sevcik Explains Why.

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Scott Sevcik joined Stratasys five years ago and has been at the forefront of helping manufacturing – and aerospace in particular – to embrace 3D printing throughout the product lifecycle. Last month, he was named VP of the company’s aerospace business segment. What’s one thing we don’t know about you? I have the great distinction of coming from the same home town as SPAM – Austin, Minnesota. The “meat” that transformed the world! Now you’re helping transform aerospace.

Lithuanian Startup Dear Deer Eyewear Offers Bespoke 3D Printed Eyeglasses Online

3DPrint.com

Because I was really into Barbies at age 6 when I first got prescription lenses, my very first pair of eyeglasses were huge and bright pink…I shudder to look at. The post Lithuanian Startup. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D printed bespoke items 3d printed eyeglasses 3d printed glasses 3d printed optics 3d printed sunglasses augmented reality bespoke eyewear bespoke products custom eyeglasses Dear Deer lithuania polyamide startup

Using existing geometry to create Etch Marks in SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Parts

Javelin Tech Tips

When designing sheet metal parts within SOLIDWORKS you may want to add in etch marks to be etched later by the laser or HD plasma machines. Adding etch marks helps communication for later options. My example here is a part that’s going to be laser cut and I want to notify the machinist what size I want these holes to be and the center point for locations. Holes to be laser cut. Create Configurations for laser cutting. I start off with my finished parts with all the profiles and holes in.

Know Your Materials: Dental Materials

Modern Tech

Stratasys PolyJet 3D printers and specialty dental materials create multi-color dental models with unmatched accuracy that can mimic gum textures and print complex geometries. These multi-material models enable a variety of applications including orthodontic models, implantology case planning and cast partial frames. This additive manufacturing technology can empower you with more cost-effective interventions, enhanced efficiency, fewer risks and optimized patient outcomes.

Why Jewelry Retailers Are Using 3D Printing

Shapeways Blog

The development of 3D printing technology has allowed for jewelry businesses of any scale to expand their reach in production by making the jewelry making process quicker and easier. . How Jewelers Can Use 3D Printing. To create jewelry in gold, silver, brass or any other metal, jewelers typically need to cast their pieces. In traditional metal casting, a replica and mold of the finished piece would need to be created by hand before the casting process could begin.

China: Improving Cell Viability by Refining Structural Design in Scaffolds

3DPrint.com

Chinese researchers are seeking new ways to create stronger cell growth and sustainability in scaffolds. With their findings outlined in the recently published, ‘Structure-induced cell growth by 3D. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing Bioprinting 3D printing heterogeneous scaffolds 3D printing scaffolds bioprinting tissue engineering Zhejiang University

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Battle of architecture software: Revit vs Sketchup

Sculpteo

Battle of architecture software: Revit vs Sketchup Both […]. The post Battle of architecture software: Revit vs Sketchup appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

Urban green habitat 3D-printed with multiple recycled filaments

3D Printing Progress

Addressing some of the biggest environmental challenges such as plastic waste, overconsumption of energy and other resources, rapidly deteriorating biodiversity and urbanization, the installation is a groundbreaking prototype in urban architecture and an industry-first showcase in Additive Manufacturing of a scalable, city-developing circular economy

How to create a Fade-in-out effect for Digger views in SOLIDWORKS Composer animations

Javelin Tech Tips

The SOLIDWORKS Composer Digger tool lets you zoom parts of your model to show a detail view of complex geometry, you can change opacity, visibility, and capture a 2D image. Digger keys in animation. Follow the steps below to use the SOLIDWORKS Composer Digger in animations and apply a fade in and fade out effect without using the actual fade in and fade out tools on the timeline. STEP 1: Place the timeline bar at 2.5

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Virginia Tech Researchers Introduce 3D Printing Device that Creates Using Crowdsourced Data

3DPrint.com

There are many people who still think that 3D printing must surely resemble the replicator machines from Star Trek – just tell the system what you want (tea, Earl Grey, The post Virginia. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing 3d models crowdsourcing interdisciplinary on demand photogrammetry SIGGRAPH 2019 Source Form star trek replicator vat polymerization virginia tech Virginia Tech 3D printer Virginia Tech College of Engineering virginia tech university

Battle of architecture software: Revit vs Sketchup

Sculpteo

Both Sketchup and Revit are Autodesk products that are […]. The post Battle of architecture software: Revit vs Sketchup appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo. 3D Design Tips & Software

Executive Strategies for Long-Term Business Success (survey results)

Tech Clarity

What is the impact of disruptive industry forces like digital transformation and sustainability on long-term business success, and how are companies responding? Companies are facing pressure from all angles, threatening their long-term survival and success. Business is digitalizing and customers are demanding more. The workforce is aging. Natural resources are increasingly constrained as populations grow.

How Educators and Students create realistic full-colour multi-material 3D models

Javelin Tech Tips

Ask anyone in education what their top objectives are, and they’ll probably say it’s to enable students and faculty to achieve more, faster than what’s possible now, while saving money in the process. Ask what’s holding them back and you’ll probably find a diverse variety of obstacles in their day-to-day processes that hinder them in meeting those goals.

Longer3D Launches the Orange 10, Affordable SLA 3D Printer

3DPrint.com

3D printer manufacturer Longer3D has launched a highly competitive resin printer, the Longer Orange 10, an affordable SLA 3D printer with performance and specs that position it competitively in. View the entire article via our website. Sponsored dlp dlp sla Inverted Stereolithography longer 3dc Longer3D sla stereolightography

Battle of architecture software: Revit vs Sketchup

Sculpteo

Both Sketchup and Revit are Autodesk products that are […]. The post Battle of architecture software: Revit vs Sketchup appeared first on 3D Printing Blog: Tutorials, News, Trends and Resources | Sculpteo

From BIM to Marketing: PART 5 – Creating Interactive VR Experiences

3D Perspectives

If you followed the steps in our previous episodes , your BIM is now optimized and teaming with lifelike activity. Now, we can move on to creating an interactive experience with the Marketing Experience Artist role. We will also use Marketing Experience Scripter, one of the role extensions of Marketing Experience Artist, to utilize javascript and generate powerful custom behaviors like immersive interactions and a multi-user experience. Marketing Experience Artist incl.

Microbiome: Changing Contours of Beauty and Personal Care

BIS Research

Overwhelming research on the intestine’s microbiota and the skin’s microbiome have traversed a long way from the hypothetical scientific, medical, and pharmaceutical world to becoming mainstream in 2019. A massively rising demand to go clean and natural has enabled the manufacturers to foray into understanding and defining products through and for the skin microbiome.

Launcher’s Adventure Building Commercial Rockets Using 3D Printed Engines

3DPrint.com

Spending on space exploration is booming. We have seen many ambitious private endeavors come onto the scene in the last few years, from building and launching satellites into Low Earth. The post. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printers 3D Printing Aerospace 3D Printing Business 3d print rocket engine AMCM E-2 engine eos Launcher Low Earth Orbit Max Haot satellites

Applying Decals with Background Masking in SOLIDWORKS – Part 2

Javelin Tech Tips

Building on the previous article about adding a decal and masking the background , there are occasions where we need to take masking a step further to get the desired result. I’m going to add another decal below my Javelin decal. This is the same procedure of right clicking in the open area and clicking Add Decal. Browse for the required picture and select the face. I’m going to position and size this to match the previous decal. Additional decal added.

Solving Beamy Part 2 – Three-Point Bending Test with SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer

The Solidworks Blog

In the previous blog post , we discussed solving a 3-point bending test for a bracket for a new portable projector. Figure 1 shows a typical 3-point bending test, but please read the previous blog for a review of how we solved the problem using SOLIDWORKS Simulation Premium. Figure 1 – Typical Three-Point Bending Test.